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Dec 11, 2011 11:00pm EST
to texas. fox's steve santani explains what's on the line. reporter: congress' time is run being out, but the two sides -- running out, but the two sides have very different ideas how to go forward. republicans want to tie extension of the tax cut to the keystone pipeline from canada to texas. republicans say it will be a big boost for the economy and construction needs to go forward. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell may use that pipeline as a bargaining chip. >> we have the keystone pipeline in there. it's a shovel ready project, the biggest and most important ready to go project in america, wouldn't course the government a penny, not one. three years of environmental studies have already been done. the secretary of state was ready to stein off on it. the president -- to sign off on. it the president pulled it to the white house and delayed it for a year. reporter: president obama threatened to veto the tax cut extension if the keystone pipeline is tied in with it and the dispute continues for how to pay for the payroll tax cut. republicans want a continued freeze on fed
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Dec 27, 2011 11:00pm EST
has dropped to 14%. rick perry has risen to 12%. with time run being out the texas congressman is find -- running out the texas congressman is finding out the new ads are aimed at congress. >> the experience of balancing the budget is greatly needed in washington and i will take it there. >> if washington is the problem, why trust a congressman to fix it? reporter: rick santorum is hunting with iowa conservatives while newt gingrich is calling mitt romney a massachusetts liberal. >> i think it's an accurate description of who he. is. reporter: rick perry is trying to resurrect his profile. >> i am the fiscal conservative in this race. reporter: but with the new hampshire primaries just one week after these caucuses, the candidates are going after a particular block of iowa voters. >> evangelicals are so divided over who they support. reporter: jill lawrence, managing editor of politics for the national journal says evangelical christians, key in iowa and whoever wins them should win the caucus. >> it's heavily evangelicals and there are many evangelicals splitting the vote and there ar
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Dec 27, 2011 6:00am EST
texas republican is peaking at the right time with a week to go. he has got a one-point lead over mitt romney in an average of polls. he trails behind them now is newt gingrich who has been falling aand rick perry who has seen a new surge. today, the cth are launching a last-minute flurry of ads arrested and touring the state by bus. the guy would won iowa last time predict the weather could be a deciding factor. >> i would probably say mitt romney will end up winning it today. now, i think again, ron paul, because of his organization could and that is where mitt is really at a disadvantage. he doesn't have the devotion. if the we are is good, mitt romney is in better shape. if the weather is bad and it is real tough to get out, ron paul will win. very still, some might say it is anyone's caucus to win or lose. polls show more than half of voters haven't eastbound -- even made up their minds yet. only two candidates have qualified for the ballot on super tuesday in march in virginia. gingrich had said he would launch a write-in campaign only to find out it is not allowed. >>> a new pol
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Dec 11, 2011 9:00am EST
of the contenders ha a lot riding on iowa. texas governor rick perry. welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> good morning, chris. >> chris: what did you think when mitt romney offered a $10,000 bet on something in his book? >> guest: i was taken a little aback. i am sure i didn't drive by a house that anyone in iowa would even think about that a $10,000 bet was possible. a little out of touch with the normal iowa citizen. but the issue of individual man dates is still at the center here and mit can deny this, but in his first book, hard cover of no apologies. he stated that individual man dates should be the model for this country and he took that out of the book in the paper back. even a 10,000 bet is not covering that. >> chris: one of the big moments came in the confrontation over the individual man date. you criticized him for the man date in romney care . he said you had an man date in texas to make sixth grade girls get the hpb vaccine and what is the difference? >> guest: we had an opt out in the executive order and the legislature didn't like the way i went forward and i
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Dec 30, 2011 10:00pm EST
attorney general has to say about the so-called loyalty oath. >>> scientists in texas are hitting the pool, the first step to prevent a major disaster in deep waters starts here in the shallow end. we'll explain. thththththththiss an rc robotic claw. my high school science teacher made me whwhat i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ on my journey across america, i've learned that t when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, 's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... .'scuse me... ...or a big steak....or b. i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> believe it or not it's not all champagne and bowl games, start of the new year is also peak time for making donatio
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Dec 11, 2011 10:00pm EST
jet stream is actually dipping to the south just over texas. this entire region is being affected by that cooler pool of air, but the ridge of high pressure keeping us clear here on the east coast. so we're not seeing anything in terms of clouds or precipitation. the december chill definitely settling in tonight with our temperatures into the 20s and cooler in some of our areas in the burbs and to the east as well we're seeing that. the ridge of high pressure definitely in place, chilly conditions will continue. another day tomorrow where there's no shortage of sunshine. our high will be about 46 degrees. so we just climb a little bit, 30 degrees for the overnight low. that's going to continue until we hit our way through until the later part of the week when we have a system that will probably bring us a chance of showers by thursday. in the meantime for tomorrow sunshine, 43 degrees by midday and 41 by the time we hit the evening rush hour. clear night tonight, cold, 27, a lot easterly wind flow. tomorrow we're talking a high of 46 degrees, dry conditions and chilly in. that five-d
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Dec 5, 2011 6:00pm EST
texas have had more snow in chicago. perhaps chicago gets a will out of this as well. i wanted you to see where the rain is. this is going to take awhile before it gets in here. clouds and random sprinkles here and there and this will continue to move on in and we'll have some chance of showers tomorrow morning and a better chase, especially through the rest of the day. the forecast tonight, spotty showers and we could have a touch of fog here and there and that is going to be mile for december. the temperature of 52 degrees in this warmer air aloft and means week see some fog around. then for tomorrow, we'll say a chance of showers, pretty good chance, as a matter of fact, and the chance goes up in the afternoon and that will still be warm, though, for december at 62 degrees and strong south- southwest wind, pumps in the warm stuff. so, plan on a cloudy day with some showers for tuesday and at 8 in the morning, 54 degrees and no heavy coats needed. by noon, 61 and bring the rain coat and umbrella and by 4:00, still rainy out there at 60 degrees. this is your future cast. can you s
FOX
Dec 14, 2011 11:00pm EST
one thinks this thing is funny. a group of texas airmen posing in a casket. the controversy sparked an air force investigation. will thomas is taking a closer look now. will. >> you aren't going to like this one. the u.s. death toll as many of you know in iraq and afghanistan is now more than 6,000. about 6300. with so many lives lost, a photo that may have been meant as a joke has become another black eye for the air force. already this year, dover air force base in delaware is under the spotlight for sloppy handling of the remains of u.s. military war dead. and now, a photo. a photo you're not going to like. it was taken back in august. 15 airmen are seen posing with an open casket, another live airmen, he is perfectly fine. he is posing standing up in the casket with a noose around his neck. at the bomb toff of the photo, the dump the dumped, sucks to be you. a congressman we spoke to tonight with oversight over the air force is confident the internal investigation will be sufficient. >> i have trust that secretary donald and the air force leadership will take the appropriate act
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Dec 4, 2011 11:00pm EST
coverage now in texas, where police found a man's body in a 10 on the campus of the university of north texas. investigators don't know who he is yet, but say he was not a student at the school. the medical examiner will perform an autopsy. >>> it's going to take longer for mail to get to where it needs to go. postal service will end its guaranteed next day delivery. they'll announce the cutbacks tomorrow. the goal is to save $3 billion. at least one congressman says even though the government doesn't fund the postal service now, it might be time to privatize it completely. >> one of the things i like about the postal service is we don't appropriate money to them. they have to sell stamps to generate revenue and we want to continue that. you don't cut service, slow down the service, if you want to sell more stamps, and they want to raise rates. that's not a way to drive volume. i think they're moving in the opposite direction. >> the cuts will kick in in the spring. the postal service is considering closing hundreds of processing centers and laying off thousands of employees. >>>
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Dec 14, 2011 4:25am EST
senate because of a requirement to build an oil pipeline between canada and texas. democrats say it is a special interest that costs taxpayers too much money but republicans say it creates the jobs americans are demanding. >>> california representative darryl issa sent a letter to the exterior secretary saying demonstrators are ruining the park and that the no camping rule should be enforced at mcpherson square. people living and working nearby agree with issa. >> at first, i was sympathetic. but now, enough is enough. >> enough is enough? that is an eyesore. >> the garbage is strewn. they are not taking care of t they are not respecting the property. this is my neighborhood. >> i think a $400,000 hit is well worth the price of the voices that are dissenting but also voices that are speaking something that needs to be heard. >> demonstrators aren't roird to have a permit if the crowd remains under 500. and they are not camping by law if they're not sleeping in the tents. >>> jerry sandusky waived his right to a hearing in court. the hearing would have included testimony from at least som
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Dec 15, 2011 7:00am EST
. >>> airforce is imvest gaiting 15 t as airmen for this -- investigating 15 texas airmen for this photo they were seen posing with an open casket one that looks like a metal transfer cassette used to transfer men home. below is the quote, sucks to be you. rob whitman says it is not acceptable. >>> it is appalling, it is dispointing, unacceptable we owe it to our fallen to make sure, we show them the proper honor, respect and dignity. >>> the photo surfaces at a time when the airforce is already dealing with sloppy handling of remains of war dead at dover. >>> taxi war in dc about to get more heated. >>> still ahead, how much money is on the table for casey anthony to break her silence. >> christmas vandals caught on camera in virginia armed with baseball bats destroying property we will hear from the homeowner coming up next pgh >>> >> a live lookout side latest weather and traffic, coming up from tony and julie. next at 7:12 a.m.  >>> checking headlines this morning a close call for miners in northern idaho after a rock burst caused a dangerous collapse under ground. seven min
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Dec 10, 2011 10:00pm EST
tty/v. >>> young patients in an austin, texas, hospital don't have to write santa a letter. they can tell them what they want via the internet. what made their list without ever leaving the north pole. fox's anne wyatt little has the story. >> 12-year-old noah loves christmas. >> the presents, of course, and also the giving. seeing other people jump in joy also. >> wouldn't miss a chance to sit on santa's lap. >> first time i spoke to santa in the hospital. other years i have been in the hospital. all the years i have been, you know, this is the first year i don't have leukemia. >> wednesday he sat in this chair because st. nick was at the north pole right outside his workshop. >> with the conferencing, santa clause is on one end, the children are on another end. they can see each other. they can talk to each other. >> he was beamed into dell children's hospital for the first time live. >> we're so happy to have santa here. >> noah, like all the other good girls and boys carefully went over their wish list. >> maybe an ornament. >> before the holiday party, i sat down with santa. >>
FOX
Dec 29, 2011 10:00pm EST
wouldn't be a good teacher? communication might be a problem. >> go back to tyler, texas. you night be right. they were a little easy. they have to win at philly to avoid mike shanahan having his worst record in 18 years as head coach. >> any predictions? >> i think the redskins are going to win the final game of the season. >> we'll be watching. thanks. >>> coming up next there are no gems or diamonds on this necklace. in fact, it's made of paper, but it was owned by elizabeth taylor. wait till you hear how much a local jewelry store paid for it. >>> in minutes at 11:00 a blind man missing nearly two weeks after his family put mihm on an amtrak train, now there's a potential break in the case. the news edge is coming up next. >> today's five-day forecast is brought to you by your local dodge jeep and chrysler dealers. it's the perfect time to find great deals on the 4g lte devices you love. like the droid bionic by motorola for $199.99. or the pantech breakout for $49.99. our lowest price ever. get the technology you love, on the network you deserve. and for a limited time, get twice
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Dec 29, 2011 5:00pm EST
texas teenager lost his battle against a lifelong heart condition on christmas. not before leaving behind a message on youtube. the videos described growing up with the heart condition and the most inspiring post hinted at the visions during past brushes with death, including one where he'd he found himself looking in a mirror, quote, i was proud of myself and everything i have done, it was the best feeling. >>> a nine-year-old indiana girl brutally murdered lived in hagerstown, maryland, earlier this year. she attended winter street elementary from january to june of this year. a neighbor confessed to killing lemon on december 22nd while baby sitting her and her sisters. >>> coming up, a new study puts the spotlight on the troubling trend in area schools. >>> also ahead, justin bieber's name pops up on a hit-list. >>> be careful what you post on facebook. the picture that landed a man in jail after proposing to his girlfriend. iend.  >> they're eager, hopeful kids who came to america in search of a better life. they're being forced to grow up too fast because their o
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Dec 28, 2011 5:00pm EST
problem recently with a mother trying to nurse her baby in texas. word got out in tastebook and a nationwide protest was organized. the place where it took place has not had problems with nursing mothers. >> the mom who organized this gathering here called and -- talked to the manager and let her know we wouldn't be here, not that we would have issues here but that is -- . >> guests are free to go anywhere within our store to us in their babies. and if we were approaching that. we would actually send them a request that they use our sitting room. >> about 100 groups staged protests in 35 states today. >>> all right, we have all talked about what our dream job would be. local folks may have it. a maryland-based wedding site is enjoying perks too good to be true. how about a eliminated time off? i will take it. the wedding wire's hr director jenny harding is here now. i must tell you our newsroom is buzzing about this. when you're a wedding planning website, how many employees do you have? >> we have over $100. we broke 100 at the end of december. >> and how are you offering over 10
FOX
Dec 1, 2011 5:00am EST
. >> reporter: actually, there are similar stories. some of them haven't ended so well. a few years ago, a texas hunter died when his dog accidentally step on the observer's shotgun. in this case, a duck decoy absorbed some of the blast. since the shot was only six feet away, robert thinks the decoy saved his life. >> he is very lucky. it could have bloap his head off, crippled him, done a lot of damage. >>-- it could have blown his head off, crippled him, done a lot of damage. >> the dog didn't mean to do it but still could do some damage. >> reporter: good morning. a group of students have filed a lawsuit against howard university saying the school failed to protect them from an employee. i'll have all the details coming up in a live report. whal an ordinary breakfast pastry that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. pillsbury holiday star cookies start with pillsbury cookie dough easy. then add my own favorite frosting and sprinkles. just three
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Dec 1, 2011 6:00am EST
lives in texas. over the next several days, a number of doctors will be called to stand to testify about hinckley's mental health. dr.tyler jones was the first telling the court he agreed with the other doctors at st. elizabeth's that john hinckley was a low risk for danger and recommended he be allowed to spent as long as 24 days with his mother in williamsburg where he will attend group therapy sessions and volunteer at a nearby hospital. dr.jones testified john hinckley's major depressive and psychotic disorders are in full remission and he continues to take medication for treatment. >> s that wall wagner reporting. hinckley's hearing is expected to last into next week. >>> also making headlines this morning, billy graham is in the hospital. the 93-year-old is being treated for a possible case of pneumonia. a statement from the north carolina hospital where he is staying says he was alert, smiling and waving when he was admitted. graham's most recent crusade was in 2005. >>> before we get to ask weather guys, it is time for a look at the forecast. >> oh, yes, that's right. okay.
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Dec 8, 2011 5:00am EST
catholic. loyola would texas a 10-point lead into the break and never relent. loyola defeats george washington 65-55. >>> three local teams advance to the pop warner national division. the marshall heights bison from d.c. beat new haven, connecticut 23-0678 good defense from the local teams this these games. and in the junior pee wee competition, beacon house falcons from d.c. defeated tustin, california. all three will play for national titles on saturday. >> i love watching the little guys play. >> they are starting to look more and more like the pros. >> they sure do. >>> we have plenty ahead. we we know you are helping us decorate our tree. this ornament is from autopsiy scott. thank you. it's beautiful ornament. we do appreciate it. we'll decorate this tree with ornaments you send in. we'll dope ate -- donate the tree and all the ornaments to an organize here in d.c. -- to an organization here in d.c.  >>> take some extra time today if you k a messy morning commute is in store for you. high water, strong winds causing problems this morning. fox 5 morn
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Dec 14, 2011 9:00am EST
approve the bill one is a requirement to build an oil pipeline between canada and texas if this issue regarding the payroll tax doesn't get resolved democrats say they won't pass a new spending bill needed to prevent a government shut down. government runs out of money friday at midnight if nothing is done. >>> iowa caucuses are now less than 3 weeks away former house speaker newt gingrich appears to be in a commanding lead according to the newest gallup poll. they lead president obama in 12 potentially decisive swing states. romney is trying to define gingrich as an unworthy member. >>> tomorrow, 9:00 p.m. on fox news you can see the republican debate, from iowa, and this morning the moderator and anchor of special reports, fred bare joins us from sioux city thanks for being with us. >> good morning. >> good morning. newt gingrich the man to beat, concerns, they remain what some call his lack of discipline, what does he have to do to show otherwise and how do you thing the other candidates might try to capitalize on that perception >> i think this will be a big moment for the race we
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Dec 14, 2011 10:00pm EST
canada to texas and cuts 40 weeks off the maximum unemployment employment allowance. >> before the deadline hits, can the government afford another partial shutdown? we're talking tonight with the national vice president for the american federation of government employees. dwight bowman. thank you for coming in tonight. >> it's my pleasure. thank you for having me. >> i'm sure you take all of these threats seriously, but on a scale of one to ten, what do you think as far as a reality? >> this is a real threat. the republicans decided that they were going to pass something that the president cannot live with, that the senate can't live with, and it is not good for the people that we represent. >> the government reached the brink many times we have seen over the last year or so, over issues just like this. what do you tell all the people of the american federation of government employees leading up to this on how to prepare, just in case? >> on our website or those people who are members of the union, we have a list of things that they should do and we have been repeating that time a
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Dec 28, 2011 10:00pm EST
houston, texas store. word got out through facebook and a nationwide protest against target was organized. the springfield store where today's protest took place has not had any problem with nursing mothers. >> the mom who organized this gathering called and talked to the manager and let her know we were going to be here. not that we had issues here. >> guests are free to go anywhere within our store to nurse their babies. we would send them or request they use our fitting rooms. >> about 100 groups staged protest in 35 states today. >> chaos and confusion at minnesota's mall of america yesterday after word spread that rappers drake and little wayne were in the mall. 30 officers were called to help out with mall security. help them with crowd control after a huge fight broke out. it was one of the largest fights they have ever dealt with. >> certainly people filtered behind us and upstairs. you know, we didn't have the resources to effectively push everybody out of the mall. >> we saw a bunch of people come at each other and then we saw some fists fly. people started going after
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Dec 27, 2011 7:00am EST
thousands of wild fires in texas the most devastating blaze in state history, destroyed over 30,000-acres. >> oh, no,. >> reporter: and a deadly year for tornadoes, dangerous twisters ripping across the south back in april reducing thousands of homes to rubble, killing more than 300 people across seven states in alabama alone, more than 200 people were killed. >> oh,. >> reporter: then in may a powerful ef-5 tornado touching down in joplin missouri completely destroying a small town killing 150 people. in august, hurricane irene, slammed states all along the east coast. the storm destroying homes, flooding roads and knocking down power lines. irene also creating a messy situation in maryland. check out ocean city and this reporter completely covered in foam. in vermont a dam is compromised causing hundreds to leave their homes. insult added to injury for arizona as a giant dust storm and record breaking temperatures, swept across parts of the state in august, temperatures reaching a sizzling 117 degrees. filthy clouds of fog known as a haboob leaving resident's lungs filled with dir
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Dec 29, 2011 7:00am EST
cameras than there used to be. >> reporter: while a public policy poll shows the texas congressman leading romney by 4 points he does not have iowa locked down a new cnn survey has romney leading paul by 3 showing rick santorum emerging as a dark horse, surpassing gingrich. >>> just the electorate in iowas run through every possible alternative to romney until they got to rick santorum at the end he is benefiting from being the last one to get the second look. >> a major embarrassment for michelle bachmann some have called for her to leave the race to free up support for other candidates her chairman defected to ron paul. >> i do not believe the ron paul campaign is in trouble i believe we have an opportunity here and believe i did the right thing. >> reporter: bachmann said he resigned after being offered a large sum of money by the paul campaign the campaign chairman denies the accusation saying it amounts to slander. nicole collins fox news. >> newt gingrich is lashing out saying fraud is the reason he is not on the gop presidential primary ballot. 1500 signatures were voided af
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Dec 2, 2011 9:00am EST
texas. the display cost $100,000 a week. the three outdoor projectors cost quarter of a million dollars each. all of the equipment was loaned to the church by a church member. >> they're just going to have to pay for the power bill. >> i guess so. it is spectacular. >> that is neat. >>> we're going to check in with tucker for your full forecast coming up next. >>> and tony also standing by live at the brentwood giant northeast for this year's stuff a truck. coming up next a popular gospel group is going to join us live. >> you can make a donation by calling our phone bank. the number is on your screen now, 202-895-3307. >>> as we take you to break, holiday wishes from a local servicemember. >> season's greetings, i am carl mark delong from korea. i would like to wish my father, my family and all my friends in virginia a very special merry christmas and happy new year. i miss you all, i look forward to seeing you soon. when a sore throat strikes, the pain can leave you feeling dreadful. and all you want is for it to go away. cepacol works fast and gives powerful sore throat relie
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Dec 13, 2011 10:00pm EST
between canada and texas. democrats say that pipeline is a special interest that cost taxpayers too much money. republicans say the bill creates jobs americans are demanding. >> the house is listening. we've passed a large bill that contains many of the priorities of our caucus and the white house. we've worked to find common ground. >> we already know this bill is dead. we need to begin real negotiations on how to prevent a $1,000 tax hike on american families. the sooner we get this vote, the sooner those negotiations can begin in earnest. >> there are several other items tacked onto that bill that democrats do not agree with. the senate can rewrite the bill, but it would have to still go back to the house. >>> donald trump will no longer moderate a debate for the republican presidential hopefuls. the real estate tycoon gave up after only two candidates agreed to the event. newt gingrich and rick santorum said they would show up, but republican strategists feared the debate would be more like a trump centered circus. trump now says he wants to preserve his right to run as i understand
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Dec 28, 2011 6:00am EST
. >>> texas governor rick perry has filed a lawsuit fighting to get his name on virginia's primary ballot. 10,000 signatures from registered voters are required to get your name on the ballot there. perry submitted around 6,000. a perry spokesman calls the requirement unrealistic. newt gingrich, michelle bachmann and rick santorum also did not make the requirement. >>> iowa caucus voter will make their choice next tuesday. sherry ly has been watching the nominating race. >> reporter: the iowa caucuses are pivotal in the gop's 2012 presidential campaign. for the gop, it's bell weather for who remains in the race and could could drop out. mitt romney had been downplaying iowa but is now making a final push to fend off ron paul who joins him at the top of polls. plenty of vetter remain undecided which has another cppedz scrambling to get the votes. they are logging miles across the 99 counties trying to apell to the caucus goers who could make or break their campaigns. political insiders say evangelical christians are key and whoever wins those votes will win the caucuses. >> evangeli
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Dec 27, 2011 5:00pm EST
firefighters, sparking thousands of wildfires in texas. the most devastating blaze in the state's history and the wild fires destroyed over 30,000 acres. >> oh, no, what did it destroy? >> reporter: and a -- and a deadly year for tornados, dangerous twisters in april. reducing thousands of homes to rubble and killing more than 300 people across seven states. in alabama alone, more than 200 people were killed. >>> then in may, a powerful e-5 tornado touching down in joplin, missouri, killing 150 people and in august, hurricane irene slammed safe all along the east coast. the storm destroying homes and flooding roads and knocking down power lines. irene also creating's messy situation in maryland and this is covered in foam. and in vermont, a dam is compromised. causing hundreds to leave their he's. it was insult added to injury for arizona as the giant dust storm and record-breaking temperatures swept across parts of the state. in august, the temperatures reaching a sizzling 117 degrees. filthy clouds of fog known as a haboob leaving the lungs of residents full of dirt and debris and spore
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Dec 27, 2011 9:00am EST
him a serious threat to win the texas republican is peaking at the right time with a week to go he has a one point lead over mitt romney in an average of polls trailing behind him and newt gingrich falling and rick perry, michelle bachmann, john hunts man round out the field candidates are launching a flurry of last minute ads and touring the state by bus. the winner of the last iowa caucus calls it a toss up. >> i would probably say that mitt romney will end up winning it today, now i think gain, ron paul because of his organization, could and that is where mitt is really at a disadvantage he doesn't have the devotion, if the weather is good, mitt romney is in better shape if the weather is bad and it is real tough to get out ron paul will win. >> some might say the contest is anyone's to win or lose, winning can help boost momentum and create buzz for a candidate but iowa caucuses are no guarantee for becoming the republican nominee. mike huckabee the last winner failed to get the nomination. >> all right so true. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile a new poll shows president obama's job app
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Dec 12, 2011 6:00am EST
american. >> he had mad a bet with texas governor rick perry -- he made a bet with texas governor rick perry. >> i tell you what. ten thousand bucks? >> ten thousand dollar bet? >> democrats and republican rivals have latched onto the exchange. sunday, romney shrugged it off saying he is not a good gambler. >>> manuel noriega returned to manama more than 20 years after he was forced from power by the united states. we are back with that in a moment. ment.  get the technology they love, on the network they deserve. like the powerful droid charge by samsung, or get the samsung stratosphere, and for a limited time, get twice the data for the same low price. verizon. makes it easy for anne to view her finances from anywhere. like gate d12 for the next three hours. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. [ beep ] hi. dave here. [ male announcer ] for dave, using citibank's online bill pay is as easy as setting up voicemail. hi, it's dave. [ male announcer ] actually, it's easier. hi, it's dave. i'm out of the office. [ male announcer ] online bill pay. eas
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Dec 28, 2011 7:00am EST
saying he wouldn't vote for the texas congressman if he were the party's nominee. >> i think the choice of ron paul or barack obama would be a very bad choice. >>> ron paul spokesman said if dr. paul will have to soldier on without newt's vote so be it he called the attack a childish out burst and said he is a devie sieve big government liberal who is unelectable. gingrich who failed to qualify for the ballot in virginia was smacked by romney. >> more like lucille ball at the chocolate factory. you got to get it organized. >>> gingrich is not the only one complaining rick perry pulling fourth in iowa did not qualify for the virginia primary ballot not only do you have to collect 10,000 signatures, 400 must come from each of the 11 congressional districts and all must be collected by someone who is a resident in the state perry is now suing the common wealth saying voters rights are being limited. sarah and steve. >> thank you. more political news, ben nelson announced he will not run for rere-election in 2012. casey speakle with a closer look. >> reporter: encouraging news for republica
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Dec 26, 2011 5:03pm EST
to enjoy strong support there. other g.o.p. contenders are taking aim. looking to derail texas congressman ron paul in the first in the nation rival state, they plan to hit with tv ads. >> all the talk about the ron paul surge and the support that he has out, there the momentum that he hassing into the january 3rd caucuses is real. >> reporter: mitt romney, michele bachmann, rick perry kick off bus tours while santorum goes hunting. mike huckabee says the outcome may boil down to the elements. if the weather is good, mitt romney is in better shape. if the weather is bad, ron paul will win. >> reporter: on january 10th, the nation's first primary is scheduled where romney leads by double digits. begin rich and paul are tied for second ahead of jon huntsman. >> he will take new hampshire by storm and do well there. that will propel him into south carolina where he will have problems. >> i don't think it's over yet. i still think the southern states are problematic for romney. some say he wins iowa and new hampshire, a cake walk for him. i don't think that's necessarily the case.
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Dec 27, 2011 10:00pm EST
temperatures and dry conditions sparking thousands of wildfires in texas. the most devastating blaze in the state's history, the bastrop wildfire, destroying over 30,000 acres. >> oh, no. what it destroyed. >> and a deadly year for tornadoes, dangerous twisters ripping across the south back in april reducing thousands of homes to rubble and killing more than 300 people across seven states. in alabama alone more than 200 people were killed. >> oh, we got one. >> then in may a powerful ef5 tornado touching down in joplin, missouri, completely destroying the small town and killing about 150 people. in august hurricane irene slammed states all along the east coast. the storm destroyed homes, flooded roads and knocked down power lines. irene also creating a messy situation in maryland. check out ocean city and this reporter completely covered in foam. am. >> oh. >> and in vermont a dam is compromised causing hundreds to leave their homes. it was insult aed to injury for arizona -- added to injury for arizona as a giant dust storm and record breaking temperatures doesn't across parts of th
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Dec 30, 2011 5:00pm EST
-- excuse me, friends, family, and strangers say goodbye to an inspirational texas teenager. how his messages on youtube have touched thousands since his death on christmas. as. >>> tomorrow afternoon, these little guys wrestling around on the floor here will officially have a -- [ indiscernible ] i'm beth parker. the story a long time in the making. >> if you would like a good love story, stay here. we're about to introduce you to a woman who thought she would never love again. tragedy seemed to follow her, but this new year's eve, she will get a fresh start. as beth parker shows us, it's a new beginning for the whole family. >> reporter: kristen clark's first husband was a navy diver. he survived iraq but was killed in a motorcycle accident after returning home in 2005. >> we were -- >> she was left a widow with three boys to raise. eventually show began dating again. four years later, hear fiance who was in the coast guard died, too. she told herself then she never wanted to take another chance on love. >> and never once opened my heart and everyone said -- the warmth you felt and
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Dec 29, 2011 6:00am EST
. texas governor rick perry has shifted his stance on abortion now saying he supports it in a woman's life is at risk. >>> a new cnn international poll puts romney in first place. >>> a small piece of hopeful news surrounding the case of a maryland man being held captive in cuba. >>> also ahead, a dispute over a key oil route in iraq could impact gas price here at home.  >>> the u.s. any of yea is warning iran to not to disrupt oil shipment going through the state of hormuz. iran threatening to shut down shipping there. it could have a big impact on gas and oil prices. and lives say oil price will stay above $100 a barrel in 2012. >>> the potomac, maryland man jailed in cuba for two years got a special visit this week. two cuban jewish loaders visited alan gross monday and say he is in good spirits and appears to be in good health as well. gross is, however, disappointed he was not among 39,000 cuban prisoners given amnesty last week. he is serving a 15-year prison sentence accused of supplying cell phones and communication equipment to jewish people in cuba. >>> in north. >> a, a fi
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Dec 5, 2011 5:00am EST
in tents, not in houses. back to you. >>> a man has died at an occupy camp in texas. police found the man's body any aat the present time in denton on the campus of university of north texas. investigators don't know who he is yet but say he was not a student at the school. the medical examiner will do an autopsy. >>> another confrontation between police an occupy protesters, this one in portland, oregon. officers arrested several people after they set up tents in a park and vowed to stay through the winter that. occupy camp had been cleared out throw week ago after the city ordered them out. >>> in colorado, demonstrators are sleeping in snow as storms roll into denver. lawyers for some of the protesters are gearing up for a court fight over what they say is illegal suppression of the demonstrations. they'll ask the judge to make police stop harassing protesters and giving tickets to those who honk in their support. >>> d.c. council is expected to hold a closed door meeting today to talk about councilman harry thomas. the fbi, the irs and other agencies searched his home on frida
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Dec 13, 2011 5:00am EST
does not have a chance of passing. >>> it is a wild hog chase in texas after dozens of feral hogs escaped from a slot are house. hogs got out of their pen sunday afternoon sprinting through a ft. worth, texas neighborhood. bet you don't see that every day. animal control's wildlife rescue team was able to capture most of the animals but say a few may still be on the loose. the city is euthanizing the hogs they have caught because the animals are huge and hard to deal w. >>> an australian radio presenter set a new guiness world record for the longest one on one radio or television interview on monday. richard glover interviewed author peter fits simmons for 24 hours. the rules do not allow any questions to be repeated. >> i don't think that will be rebroadcast any time soon. >>> often a problem for women who breast feed. a woman said she had a nervous encounter in public. >> you didn't do this. it is indecent exposure. i wouldn't call it aggressive. i would just call it startling. >> the security guard at a building in our area, did he violate her civil rights? that is. cog up next
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Dec 31, 2011 6:00pm EST
of the election. texas governor rick perry spent the day at a coffee shop in fort dodge, promising to slow down government spending if elected. newt gingrich held a town hall meeting promising to cut down taxes and regulations. ron paul has been the surprise comeback candidate and is now neck-in-neck with mitt romney and the iowa polls. >> i would like to change the foreign policy, cut massively the spending and say, look, we're too many places. the so muchiests were brought down -- soviets were brought down because that is what they did. we didn't have to fight them, they went bankrupt and we're on the verge of that. >> reporter: rick -- . >> rick santorum found himself covered in glitter. it happened when he made his way to the crowd and where that is where he was. they stopped the hate taste the rainbow and he was later identified as a gay rights activist. santorum is a social conservative who has spoken out against same-sex marriage and opposed the relpeel -- repeel of don't-ask/don't-tell. >>> there will be a lot of glitter and noise. that will be the case at first night alexandr
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Dec 26, 2011 11:00pm EST
iowa. mitt romney and newt gingrich may have been getting all the press, but in iowa texas congressman ron paul is out front. >> there could be some surprises in iowa. for example, ron paul seems to be surging. he's got a base of support. reporter: american university professor leonard steinhorn says if mitt romney wins iowa, he'd gain momentum going forward. >> if mitt romney wins iowa, he will probably win new hampshire and go on to win this nomination. mitt romney way be trying to win iowa secretly without setting high expectations. reporter: on tuesday, romney, bachmann, perry and gingrich all began iowa bus tours while rick santorum toured iowa conservatives. the winner of the 2008 caucuses said weather could hold the details. one week after iowa the action shifts to new hampshire on january 10th. the boston globe poll has romney up by double digits followed by gingrich, paul and jon huntsman who may be fighting for his survival. >> there's john huntman, too. unless he shows well in new hampshire, he's finished, too. reporter: now for his part newt gingrich remained in front in ma
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Dec 30, 2011 7:00am EST
way from here to picking a nominee. >> reporter: texas governor rick perry trying to claw his way back into contention with attack ads. >> asking a congressman to fix washington. >> reporter: and michele bachmann's campaign losing another key staffer, her political director now gone after her iowa chairman jumped ship to support ron paul. mitt romney campaigns today with new jersey governor chris christiewhom conservatives urged to join the race before christie endorsed romney. in washington, nicole collins, fox news. >> virginia voters will only see two names on the republican primarily ballot, mitt romney and ron paul, only two who qualified after collecting the 10,000 signatures. newt gingrich gathered 10,000 signatures but some thrown out because reportedly gathered fraudulently. saying he is acting independently of the gingrich campaign. >>> rick perry's first effort to get his name on the virginia primary ballot failed. a federal judge denied his request for an emergency order requiring the state's board of elections to place him on the ballot. instead the judge set a hearin
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Dec 6, 2011 11:00pm EST
air has sunk all the way down through texas and is going to be moving in our direction and after tomorrow, we'll only see temperatures rising to the 40s during the day. we are thinking there will be enough snow tomorrow night to maybe coat the grass here in the metro area, more significant accumulation out to our west, certainly in the higher elevations. this is where the snow potential will be the greater. where you see the dark blue as our area of low pressure moves up and away from the area tomorrow night. but maybe as close by as the western suburbs here, we could get enough to cover the grass. more significant accumulation out to our west, but you get out toward washington county, an inch or two there and in the mountains, maybe 4 to 7. certainly the higher an elevation you go, the more you will see. east of 95, that's mostly going to be rain. for tonight, more showers are going to develop later. steady temperatures will stay only in the mid 50s. it's been so mild all day today. up and over 60 in many areas. so that's where we'll start. tomorrow morning about 58 degrees or s
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Dec 28, 2011 4:25am EST
virginia ballot is now suing in federal court. texas governor rick perry is challenging the rules in the commonwealth. several others failed to get the riertd 10,000 signatures. only ron paul and mitt romney qualified for the virginia primary. >>> president obama took time out from his hawaiian vacation to nominate one democrat and one republican to fill vacancy on the federal reserve board. he nominated democrat jeremy stein, an economics professor at harvard university and republican jerome powell would served in the treasury department under president george h. w. bush. the senate must confirm both of those nomination. >>> an unusual crime scene in a northern virginia home. >>> plus, investigators say they know what caused a deadly christmas morning fire in connecticut. we'll have more on that story coming up next. >>> and over the past few years, several medical related stories topped the news. we'll take a closer look at those stories coming up.  >>> making headlines, a bizarre investigation in virginia i'm fredericksburg family says someone broke into their home before c
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Dec 15, 2011 4:25am EST
into a controversial photo of texas soldiers posing around a casket with another soldier who is wearing a noose. at the bottom of the picture is the phrase, the dumped. sucks to be you. it was taken back in august and has been floating around facebook and made its way to the air force times. >>> the looming government shutdown tomorrow night. if lawmakers can't agree on a federal budget, they are still working to avoid t as ainsley earhart shows us, money to fund the federal government runs out tomorrow night at midnight. >> we worked very hard. we are close to an agreement on every single issue and i just hope that we can work this out and get our bill passed. >> reporter: while they have different views, both democrats and republicans are working to avoid a partial government shutdown actually temporary bill keeping agencies open expires on saturday. >> we all ought to able to work together to bring this thing for a proper conclusion. >> if we have a reasonable agreement with the republicans on funding the government, we should seize that opportunity and do it and not hold opp
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Dec 27, 2011 6:00pm EST
texas congressman is finding out the opponents' new ads are aimed at congress. >> the experience of balancing budget is desperately needed in washington and i will take it there. >> if washington's the problem, why trust a congressman to fix it? >> new ads are only part of the battle. rick santorum is haunted -- hunting with iowa conservatives and newt gingrich is calling mitt romney a massachusetts liberal. rick perry, mean while s trying to resurrect his profile. >> i am the fiscal conservative in this race. >> reporter: with the new hampshire primaries one week after the caucuses, the candidates are going after a particular block of iowa voters. >> they're so divided over who to support. >> reporter: jill lawrence, the managing editor of politics for the national journal said evangelical christians are key in iowa. whoever wins them, should win the caucus. >> it's heavily evangelical and there are many evangelicals smith the votes and many candidates are trying to prove they are the true conservative. >> reporter: what remains to be proven is if iowa will let one candidate deal a
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Dec 29, 2011 4:25am EST
mother trying to nurse her baby ate a houston, texas store. word got out through facebook and a protest against target was organized. the springfield store has not had any problems with nursing mothers. >> as may mom who organized this gathering here, called and talked to the manager and let her know we would be here. not that we had ever had issues here but it was a united front. >> guests are free to go within our store to nurse their babies. if we were approached and asked, well send them or request that they possibly use our sit fitting room. >> about 100 groups staged protests in 35 different states. >>> the september 11th memorial has only been open for about three months but it is already seeing a huge number. visitors. new york city officials are announcing that one million people have gone to see the site since it opened to the public. the plaza and its two huge found tapes draw about 10,000 visitors a day to ground zero. the memorial opens september 12th after its dedication to the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. >>> a local college basketball team pulls off
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Dec 27, 2011 4:25am EST
threat to win. the texas republican is peaking at the right time with the january 3rd kickoff to the gop nominating calendar. right now, it is a statistical dead heat with paul at 22% to mitt romney's 21%. newt gingrich is dropping. rick perry is gaining. and both romney and perry today launched new ads while michelle bachmann and gingrich and perry are launching bus tours today in hopes of gaining more supporters. the guy who won iowa last time predict the weather could be a deciding factor. >> i would probably say that mitt romney will end up winning it today. now, i think, again, ron paul, because of his organization could and that is where mitt is really at a disadvantage. he doesn't have the devotion. if the weather is good, mitt romney is in better shape. if the weather is bad and it is real tough to get out, ron paul will win. >> reporter: the caucuses tend to be very low turnout fairs which is why organization is key. that gives romney and fall an end as veterans of the last race. still polls say only half of caucus goers have made up their minds yet. only romney and paul
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Dec 27, 2011 5:00am EST
contenders are taking aim. the texas congress map has a slight lead over mitt romney in polls while michelle bachmann, rick perry and newt gingrich are playing catch-up. rick santorum is getting new well-timed buzz as well but it is paul who may have the edge. his campaign is organized and energized and right now, political pundits see this as a two-man race. >> all of the talk about the ron paul surge and the support that he has out there, the momentum he has potentially going into these january 3rd caucuses is real. >> he will take new hampshire by storm and do very well there. that will propel him into south carolina where he will have problems. i don't think it is over yet. i still think the southern states are problematic for romney. >> reporter: in new hampshire, the nation's first primary on january 20th, romney maintains double digit lead actually new boston globe poll shows gingrich and paul tied for second university ahead of john huntsman. and as we head into iowa one week left, it looks like the caulk yous may either push one candidate closer to the republican nomination
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Dec 6, 2011 10:00pm EST
devastating accident in texas. an actress walked into the moving propeller. she was on a trip to look at christmas lights. she had several emergency surgeries and is responding to her family. >> she is responding more today. i mean this afternoon, she is moving around in the bed, which is really good. she is uncomfortable, but she is moving, which is a good thing. >> the editor for an online magazine. >>> the owners of the mine that exploded leading todd death of 29 men will pay out the largest settlement ever in a mine disaster. the owners of the upper big branch mine will pay $210 million. the money will go to the victim's families, to pay fines, and improve underground safety. the company bought the mine earlier this from masse energy. >> tonight at 11:00, a local community rattled by messages of hate and intolerance this holiday season. where the antiposters are coming from. and a routine surgery ends with a patient's face catching fire. opens up about the horrific accident at 11:00. [ baby cocoughing ] [ coughing continues ] [ female announcer ] more pollution from power plants mean
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Dec 15, 2011 5:00am EST
investigating a scandalous photo of 15 texas airmen. one of the airmen is inside a casket with a news around his neck and chains across his body. i virginia congressman is confident the internal investigation will be sufficient. >> i have trust that secretary donnelly and the air force leadership will take the action to get those airmen and nco's together that were part of this and take appropriate action. i know they feel strongly about this. feel they look at this as also being unacceptable and appalling. i think they will take the appropriate action. >>> an investigation is under way at lack land air base outside san antonio. >>> up next, the race to free some 20 trapped miners. >>> a surprise in one basement, a bear getting cozy. >>> first, we'll check the markets. another down day yesterday. dow off 131 points. nasdaq down 40. and in japan, the nikkei down 141 after the fitch rating agency downgraded five european banks yesterday. european markets opening higher this morning. we're back that i moment.   we're back in a -- we're back in a moment. [ woman ] my boy
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Dec 28, 2011 5:00am EST
virginia primary ballot is now suing in federal court. texas governor rick perry is challenging the rules in the commonwealth. several others also failed to get the required 10,000 signatures but perry is suing over it. only ron paul and mitt romney qualified for the virginia primary set for march 6th. >>> all the republican candidates are shifting from a race driven by debates to a real ground game in iowa. >> the gop candidates are desending on the hawkeye state make ago final push for votes that could make or break in of their campaigns. >> reporter: steve and sarah, republicans haven't been able to make up that you are find for months now and with no clear frontrunner in the national race, the gop candidates have decided they can't surrender iowa. it's mad dash now across the hawkeye state. mitt romney is still neck and next at the top of polls with ron paul. pull's new spotlight has put him under increased scrutiny. there are plenty of voters in iowa who haven't decide who to vote for making this race some say wide open. the gop contenders are hitting iowa's 99 counties logging
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Dec 16, 2011 10:00pm EST
google but down 5% friday. in texas the worst drought in state history giving new meaning to where is the beef? the cattle herd there down by about 600,000. what that means for you? likely higher beef prices. for all you last minute shoppers you have a couple hours left to take advantage of free shipping day. if you order before midnight, more than 2,500 stores guarantee your presents will arrive before christmas. that's business. i'm neil cavuto.   >> this fox 5 stock market report is brought to you by your lexus dealer. live life heroically. [ female announcer ] at verizonfios.com, you can choose your channel package. ♪ you can choose your own internet speeds. ♪ you can even choose to chat with a live person. ♪ now you can choose to save $35 a month for fios tv, internet and phone for just $79.99 a month, plus get a $300 verizon visa prepaid card with a 2 year agreement. but hurry, offer ends soon only at verizonfios.com. contact the verizon centerilitis at 800-974-6006 tty/v. [ female announcer ] this time of year you have a lot of festive meals. an
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